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Herbert von Karajan's 1976 recording with the Berlin Philharmonic of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 released in "surround sound."

Dvorak's Slavonic Dances played by the Budapest Festival Orchestra conducted by Iván Fischer released in surround sound (PHILIPS)

Budget reissues of orchestral works of Debussy & Ravel (Jean Martinon with Aldo Ciccolini & Itzhak Perlman), Brahms (Wolfgang Sawallisch with Stephen Kovacevich, Frank Peter Zimmermann & Heinrich Schiff) and Rachmaninoff (Mariss Jansons with Mikhail Rudy) (EMI CLASSICS)

Two twin-CD sets of soprano Marcella Sembrich's Victor recordings 1904-1919 (ROMOPHONE)

Two CDs of music of Sergei Lyapounov: Piano Concertos 1 & 2 and Rhapsody on Ukrainian Themes played by Hamish Milne with the BBC Scottish SO/Brabbins, and Piano Concerto No. 2, Symphony No.1 and Polonaise played by Howard Shelley with the BBC PSO/Sinaisky (HYPERION / CHANDOS)

Important first CD issue of recordings by Eduard van Beinum and the Concertgebouw Orchestra featuring Mendelssohn's Italian symphony and works of Berlioz, Grieg, Sibelius, Nicolai, Debussy and Thomas (SOUND DYNAMICS)

For the first time on CD - the famous mid-'50s monophonic recording of Tchaikovsky's complete Sleeping Beauty Ballet with the Minneapolis Symphony conducted by Antal Dorati - in a superb transfer (SOUND DYNAMICS)